Adam Savage

'Mythbusters' checks out 'Breaking Bad's' science

'Mythbusters' checks out 'Breaking Bad's' science

"Breaking Bad" is about to end its acclaimed run on AMC, but two guys from another cable outlet are scrambling to pay their respects. Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage of the Discovery Channel series "Mythbusters" are dedicating their Aug. 12 episode to the meth and crime series.

Joining Hyneman and Savage on this episode are "Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan and star Aaron Paul, who plays meth dealer Jesse Pinkman.

But don't go in execpting Hyneman and Savage to try to re-create Walter White's supposedly top-notch blue crystal meth. They've got other aspects of the series they want to test. Namely, Walt's use of mercury fulminate as an impact...